James Bailey Joplin

Male1765–8 April 1832

Brief Life History of James Bailey

James Bailey Joplin was born in 1765, in Amherst, Virginia, United States. He married Sarah "Sally" Ball on 26 November 1789, in Amherst, Virginia, United States. He died on 8 April 1832, in Republic, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Republic, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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James Bailey Joplin
Sarah "Sally" Ball
Marriage: 26 November 1789

Sources (4)

  • James Jopling, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • James Jopling, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"
  • Jas. Jopling in entry for Sarah Jopling, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1789Amherst, Virginia, United States
  • World Events (8)


    Age 11

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 15

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 18

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English: from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Jopelin, a pet form of Jop (see Job ) + the double diminutive suffix -elin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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